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Cisco Wireless LAN Controller RADIUS Change of Authorization Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in RADIUS Change of Authorization (CoA) request processing in the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition by disconnecting a single connection.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to lack of proper input validation of the RADIUS CoA packet header. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted RADIUS CoA packet to a targeted device.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)